Open the Website Evaluation Activity from the MMR Library webpage. Click on Classes, on Science, then on Gr. 9 Science. Click on 1P1 Website Evaluation Activity. Now, all you have to do is click on the links to go to the sites. Answer all the questions first, then pick 4 of these websites to evaluate on the other side of this sheet. Pick 1 excellent site, 1 bad site and any other 2 sites of your choice. Determine the reliabilty and suitability of each site for finding information.
MMR Home Page Who was Melville Marks Robinson? ___________________________
Find the link to the website of one of your teachers. Write down the steps you took. ________________________________________________________
California Velcro Crop How concerned should we be about this crisis? Explain.
CAPP Click on Energy Supply and Innovation. According to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, why do we need to rely so heavily on oil and natural gas for our energy? ___________________________________________________
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Click on Missions and choose a NASA fact to share here. ________________________________________________________________________
Kristen Stewart What is the title and year of Kristen Stewart’s first film? (Hint: click on Filmography)
Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus What are you willing to do to help save this endangered species? Explain: _____________________________
Parliament of Canada How fast can you find out the name of your Member of Parliament? (Follow the instructions on the Home Page in the House of Commons section!)
How many Members of Parliament are there in the House of Commons? (You shouldn’t have to count them all!) _________
Canadian War Museum (Click on Education.) What is the date of the battle of Vimy Ridge? (Hint: it is a battle in the First World War.) ____________ List the steps you took to retrieve the information.
Republic of Cascadia How interested are you in moving to Cascadia after viewing this website? Explain: ____________________________________
Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanies What is the author’s real purpose in creating this site? Hint: Click on “Special note for Website Evaluators”. ____________________________________________